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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

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The new ‘Wild West’ of college athletics

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor September 21, 2021

Since the NCAA's inception in 1906, student-athletes could not earn any profit off of their performance or popularity.  But two years ago, that all changed. Marquette law professor Matt Mitten,...

Marquette mens soccer celebrates after redshirt sophomore forward Christian Marquezs goal in its 2-1 victory over Kansas City Sept.3.

Men’s soccer aims to bounce back for BIG EAST play

Sam Arco, Assistant Sports Editor September 21, 2021

With high expectations after last season’s Cinderella run into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, the Marquette men’s soccer team started the 2021 campaign off strong with three consecutive home...

Max Lyons ranked No. 14 recruit in Class of 2021 by Golfweek. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

PREVIEW: Team looks forward to return to invitationals

Matthew Valente, Sports Reporter September 21, 2021

Following an unusual year last season, the Marquette men's golf team looks to jump back into some normalcy this season. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team was unable to play in tournaments or outings...

Emily Foley (241) runs in the 2019 BIG EAST Cross Country Championship. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Team handles being away from home

Johnnie Brooker, Sports Reporter September 21, 2021

The Marquette cross country team participates in meets all around the country, but not in Milwaukee.  With leaving campus for various practices and meets, the opportunity for Marquette fans to watch...

Liam Byrnes (21) goes for a ground ball in Marquettes 12-7 loss to Notre Dame April 8 2014. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Seven members to be inducted into “M Club” Hall of Fame

Hannah Freireich , Sports Reporter September 21, 2021

Marquette University announced in a press release Sept. 14 that there will be seven new inductees to the "M Club" Hall of Fame this year. This year's class includes six student-athletes — Liam Byrnes,...

Ellie Koontz (15) finishes off a swing in Marquettes 3-0 win over the University of Texas-San Antonio.

Koontz back to 2019 form after injury last season

Jackson Gross, Assistant Sports Editor September 21, 2021

Four games into last year's volleyball season, redshirt junior outside hitter Ellie Koontz was handed an unexpected setback.   Over a span of 12 weeks, Koontz watched her teammates compete in every...

Beto Soto (11) takes a shot on goal in Marquettes 1-0 loss to Villanova Sept. 18. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette drops BIG EAST opener 1-0

Ava Mares, Sports Reporter September 19, 2021

Marquette men's soccer entered Saturday night looking to snap its three-game skid and earn its first BIG EAST win of the season. However, the Villanova Wildcats had other plans as they defeated the...

Claire Mosher (1) serves the ball in Marquettes 3-0 win over Northern Iowa Sept. 18.

Marquette finishes the Marquette Invitational with three straight sweeps

September 19, 2021

Marquette volleyball picked up its third straight win of the weekend Saturday night with a three-set sweep of the University of Northern Iowa (25-18,25-14,25-15) in the finale of the Marquette Invitational. "Today...

Savannah Rennie (16) serves the ball in Marquettes 3-0 win over the University of Texas San-Antonio Sept. 17.

Volleyball sweeps Wright State in Marquette Invitational

Ben Schultz, Sports Reporter September 17, 2021

After earning a three-set sweep earlier in the day against UTSA, the Marquette volleyball did just the same in their nightcap sweeping the Wright State University Raiders in straight sets (25-16, 25-18,...

Marquette womens soccer celebrates after first-year forward Kate Gibsons game winning goal in the 106th minute against North Dakota State University Sept. 17.

Gibson leads Marquette to third straight shutout win

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor September 17, 2021

Marquette women's soccer entered Friday night looking for their third straight win and finish their non-conference schedule on a high note. And the Golden Eagles did just that, defeating the North Dakota...

Savannah Rennie (16) finishes a kill in Marquettes 3-0 win over the University of Texas San Antonio Sept. 17.

Golden Eagles open up Marquette Invitational with clean sweep

Jackson Gross, Assistant Sports Editor September 17, 2021

UPDATED: Sept. 18 at 9:23 a.m. CST Following a winless weekend last weekend, the Marquette volleyball team earned their first home win of the season sweeping University of Texas-San Antonio in clean...

Taylor Wolf (10) sets up a pass in Marquettes 0-3 loss to No. 8 Kentucky Sept. 11.

PREVIEW: Volleyball looks to rebound after last weekend with Marquette Invitational

Ben Schultz, Sports Reporter September 16, 2021

For the first time since 2019, Marquette volleyball is opening the doors of the Al McGuire Center this weekend for the Marquette Invitational. This year's field includes three teams, two of which have...

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